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The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
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    creatine hurts your bones

    id imagine this is just another idiotic stereotype right?
    You cant buy strength, but you sure as hell can work for it

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    Yes.
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    lol my friends dad who used to bea D-1 linebacker said this, i was like wow are you serious.
    You cant buy strength, but you sure as hell can work for it

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    why not ask him why he thinks CREATINE HURTS YOUR BONES!

    it's a joke c'mon.Never heard such a thing.
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    Stupidity hurts your brain

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    ouch, my brain...
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    I heard it makes the left side of your body smaller but stronger and the right side of your body bigger but weaker......kidding.

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    Not that it needs reiterating that it's wrong, but.

    cursory glance at pubmed:

    1: Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2007 May;39(5):816-20. Links
    Creatine monohydrate increases bone mineral density in young Sprague-Dawley rats.

    Antolic A, Roy BD, Tarnopolsky MA, Zernicke RF, Wohl GR, Shaughnessy SG, Bourgeois JM.
    Departments of Pediatrics and Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.
    INTRODUCTION: Creatine kinase, found in osteoblasts, is an enzyme that is upregulated in response to interventions that enhance bone mass accretion. Creatine monohydrate supplementation can increase fat-free mass in young healthy men and women and can reduce markers of bone breakdown in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to determine the influence of supplementation with creatine monohydrate on bone structure and function in growing rats, to establish a therapeutic model. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Creatine monohydrate (2% w.w.) (CR; N = 16) or standard rat chow (CON; N = 16) was fed to Sprague-Dawley rats beginning at 5 wk of age, for 8 wk. Bone mineral density (BMD) and content (BMC) were assessed using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry at the beginning and end of the protocol. The rats were sacrificed, and one femur was removed for the determination of mechanical properties. RESULTS: The CR-treated rats showed greater lumbar BMD and femoral bending load at failure compared with the CON rats (P < 0.05). CONCLUSIONS: Together, these data suggest that creatine monohydrate potentially has a beneficial influence on bone function and structure; further investigation is warranted into its effect on bone functional properties and its effects in disorders associated with bone loss.

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